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Marijuana Arrest: On September 21, 2017 at 4:55 a.m., Ptl. Cesar Hurtado observed an individual sitting in a parked vehicle in the lot of a business that was closed. Ptl. Hurtado approached the vehicle and immediately smelled what he recognized to be the odor of marijuana emanating from the car. After a brief investigation and search of the vehicle, a small amount of suspected marijuana was located as well as four packs of rolling papers. The driver of the car, Robert A. Waters, 24 years old from Hackettstown, was arrested, transported to headquarters and processed. Mr. Waters was charged with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on his own recognizance and has a pending court appearance.
Capt. Christopher DePuyt
Operations & Public Information Officer